Érica García, born April 6 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is a composer, singer and an actress of Argentinian-American descent.She was nominated in the Latin Grammy Awards of 2000 for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for her popular tune “Vete Destino”.She directs her own Academy.
García began her solo career in 1996 after 3 years of playing in Mata Violeta, the punk rock band she created in 1991. She made three records for Universal, the first one was produced by Ricardo Mollo (her partner in years 1989-1999), the second one (nominated for the Latin Grammy) was produced by Garcia herself and Ricardo Mollo and the third record Amorama, was produced by Gustavo Santaolalla.
She played and recorded in the Los Angeles musical collective Fool’s Gold. She recorded and produced her fourth album ¨Afternoon in Bamboos¨ in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, 2006. She created the band Mountain Party to play the Hypnorituals and Mesmemusical miracles Hanging in the sky, an iconic folk festival curated by Devendra Banhart. She went back to her country Argentina in 2010.
She played the Hot Festival in October 2010, with Massive Attack, Scissors Sisters, Yeasayer and Mika among other artists. She currently lives in Buenos Aires and she plays shows all over the country. She directs Escuela de Experimentacion Vocal.In 2014 she released an album of tangos titled Tangos Vampiros.